JUNE 9–22, 2019
This 2-week program allows students to explore careers in animal science and related fields, including aspects of veterinary medicine; animal husbandry, management, and behavior; and other animal health and welfare concerns. Students will live on the Tallahassee campus and work with a variety of animal species. They will apply their instruction and training in practical, hands-on experiences, such as blood sample collection, hoof trimming, laboratory activities, and field trips in the various animal and related industries. The program gives students many different opportunities in animal science to help them better understand and refine their career paths.
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is an 1890 land-grant institution dedicated to advancing knowledge, resolving complex issues, and empowering citizens and communities. The university offers a student-centered environment consistent with its core values. The faculty is committed to educating students at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional levels, preparing graduates to apply their knowledge, critical thinking skills, and creativity in their service to society. FAMU’s distinction as a doctoral/research institution will continue offering ways to address emerging issues through local and global partnerships. Expanding on its land-grant status, the university enhances the lives of constituents through innovative research, engaging cooperative extension, and public service. While the university continues its historic mission of educating African-Americans, FAMU embraces persons of all races, ethnic origins, and nationalities as life-long members of the university community.